Satin Bowerbird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus)

The Satin Bowerbird is found in wet forests along the coast and ranges of south east Australia with a separate population in the wet tropics of north Queensland. They can be found in suburban gardens at times. The adult male is a dark blue black, females and young males are greenish.  They collect blue things to adorn the bower- plastic straws, bottle tops and parrot feathers being favourates.